War games: there's life in those first-person shooters yet

Developers, from two-person teams in Tralee to international games firms, are battling on in the old genre, writes Joe Griffin.

9th March, 2014
Titanfall: a new departure from the developers of Call Of Duty.

A few months ago, you might have been forgiven for losing interest in first-person shooters. The last Call of Duty, while successful, failed to match the phenomenal accomplishments of its predecessor.

The Battlefield franchise shows continued strength, but works within a formula. Other series, like the Borderlands and Medal of Honor, can't compete in sales with Call of Duty or Battlefield. Is the genre inherently limited?

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